Saturday, October 23, 2010

Small Thank You Notes for Fall

Hi everyone, hope you're having a nice weekend! Just wanted to post a few fall thank you notes I made recently. I made these for some PTI forum members who I split a stamp set with. :)

I stamped the mat with a Halloween treats set. It can be fun to think outside the box and find new ways to use your holiday supplies. I was inspired by Melissa's post to make a diecut card. These type of cards are the perfect size to slip into a package you're sending out to someone to let them know they are appreciated. Since it is one layer, it is also super flat and easy to mail. I made a few extras too in different colors (not pictured) to have on hand just in case.

Here's a closeup pic (click on the picture to see more detail.)

I stamped the fall leaves with Brilliance inks, which have a beautiful glittery sheen to them. I prefer the mat stack stamped in lighter shades. It's such a bold frame, that a lighter color softens it a bit I think!

Tomorrow I'm posting a completely different take on Thank You notes using this same die. And I've got a few more posts coming within the next few days.

That's all for today. Thanks for taking a look! I have a date with my hubby tonite so need to go get ready! Have a sunny weekend! :)

ETA: Thanks so much to the Create (CARDS) blog for featuring these notecards! Details and directions on how to make a small shaped card are here.

Supplies (all PTI unless listed otherwise).
Stamps: Through the Trees, Tiny Treats: Halloween
Paper: Rustic Cream
Ink: Aqua Mist, Brilliance inks (Coffee Bean, Sunflower Yellow, Pearlescent Rust)
Other: Mat Stack 4 die

P.S. Just a reminder, my url has changed to I redirected it through blogger so all links to the previous url ( still work. Just wanted to let you know in case you wanted to update!


Noora said...

Monica, this is really beautiful! really beautiful! cant wait to see the rest!

Diane Jaquay said...

What a sweet little card Monica, very pretty!

Eva said...

Neat...this is a great idea and that tree stamp fits in there just perfect...hummm.

Stephanie said...

These are darling! I never thought to use the dies like this! Thanks for sharing this wonderful idea with such adorable little trees.

Lee Anne said...

Wonderful cards! I want to try the technique of making a card with the dies. These are great little thank you cards!

Melissa said...

Those are adorable! I love the tiny tree, it looks great! Hope you have a great date :)

Susan said...

Beautiful! What a great idea! I'm going to case your case. ;-)

Kara said...

adorable little thank yous...perfect to have handy!

Ted said...

Love these, Monica, especially the warm trees! :)

Laurie said...

Monica I am loving these little cards! What a fun idea! TFS!

Baseret said...

I love these little die cut thank you notes! That tree is beautiful.

Sue Plote said...

Monica, these are just lovely! Love the colors you used!

Jen Carter said...

I love this idea!! It's so cute! I'm going to have to give this a try!

Nerina said...

These are really BEAUTIFUL! Your colour mix is just fantastic - the trees have all the depth of fall, but the frames are still delicate - I love them!

Cindy said...

These are just adorable Monica. I love the small size.

Mariah said...

What a great idea...easy to make a bunch ahead of time for a quick thank you. Great idea!

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